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Directions are for size Small; changes for sizes Medium, Large, X-Large, and XX-Large are in parentheses.

To Fit Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48) [81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122) cm] Finished Width of Cardigan Rectangle: 47 (48, 51, 54, 58) [119.5 (122, 129.5, 137, 147.5) cm] Finished Length: 26 (26, 28, 28, 31, 31) [66 (66, 71, 71, 78.5) cm]

LW3493

Notes 1. Body of cardigan is worked from side to side, beginning at one front edge. Openings are made in body for armholes. 2. Sleeves are worked separately and sewn into armhole openings. 3. Circular needles are used to accommodate large number of stitches. Work back and forth in rows as if working with straight needles.

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Designed by Julie Farmer

BODY

What you will need:


RED HEART Boutique Unforgettable: 5 (5, 6, 7, 8) balls 3955 Winery Susan Bates Knitting Needles: 5mm [US 8] and 5.5mm [US 9] circular needles, 20 (50cm) or longer Stitch markers, yarn needle GAUGE: 16 sts = 4 (10 cm); 22 rows = 4 (10 cm) in Chevron Lace pattern using larger needle. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Special Stitches M1 = Make 1 (Increase) Lift strand between needles to left-hand needle and knit strand through the back loop, twisting it to prevent a hole. sk2p = Slip next stitch as if to knit to right needle, k2tog, lift slipped st over the k2tog st and off needle. ssk = Slip next 2 stitches, one at a time, as if to knit to right needle, insert point of left needle through front of sts, knit these sts together through back loop.

With smaller needle, cast on 103 (103, 113, 123, 123) sts. Work in Garter st (knit every row) until piece measures about 2 (5cm) from beginning. Change to larger needle. Row 1 (right side): K6 (for Garter st border), place marker, knit to last 6 sts, place marker, k6 (for Garter st border). Row 2: Knit to first marker, slip marker, purl to next marker, slip marker, knit to end of row. Rows 312: Repeat last 2 rows 5 more times.

Pattern Stitch

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Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable Art. E793 available in 3.5oz (100 g), 280 yd (256 m) balls

Drape Front Cardigan


Knit this cardigan and have a combination of beauty and comfort in one. The yarn is self-striping so there is no color change to be done.

Chevron Lace (multiple of 10 sts + 1) Row 1 (right side): K5, yo, ssk, *k8, yo, ssk; repeat from * to last 4 sts, k4. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: K3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, *k5, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k3. Row 4: Purl. Row 5: K2, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk, *k3, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, ssk; repeat from * to last 2 sts, k2. Row 6: Purl. Row 7: *K1, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, ssk; repeat from * to last st, k1. Row 8: Purl. Row 9: K2tog, yo, k7, *yo, sk2p, yo, k7; repeat from * to last 2 sts, yo, ssk. Row 10: Purl. Repeat Rows 110 for Chevron Lace pattern.

Begin Chevron Lace Pattern Continue to slip markers as you come to them. Row 1 (right side): Knit to first marker, work Row 1 of Chevron Lace pattern to next marker, knit to end of row. Row 2: Knit to first marker, work next row of Chevron Lace pattern to next marker, knit to end of row. Rows 320: Knitting first and last 6 sts and working Chevron Lace pattern between markers, work in established pattern until a total of 20 rows (2 repeats) of Chevron Lace pattern have been worked. Rows 21 and 22: Knit to first marker, work in Stockinette st (knit on right side, purl on wrong side) to next marker, knit to end of row. Repeat Rows 122 until piece measures 17 (17, 18, 19, 20) [43 (43, 45.5, 48.5, 51) cm] from beginning, end with a wrong side row.
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Sleeves (make 2)

Shape First Armhole Note: When instructed to work in pattern as established, work the next row of Rows 122 (the pattern you were working) ensuring that the stitches line up as previously. Next Row (right side): Work in pattern as established over first 24 sts, bind off next 32 (32, 34, 36, 36) sts (for armhole), continue in pattern as established to end of row. Next Row: Work in pattern as established to bound-off sts, cast on 32 (32, 34, 36, 36) sts over the bound-off sts, continue in pattern as established to end of row. Continue Body Continue working in pattern as established until piece measures 30 (31, 33, 35, 38) [76 (78.5, 84, 89, 96.5) cm] from beginning, end with a wrong side row. Shape Second Armhole Next Row (right side): Work in pattern as established over first 24 sts, bind off next 32 (32, 34, 36, 36) sts (for armhole), continue in pattern as established to end of row. Next Row: Work in pattern as established to bound-off sts, cast on 32 (32, 34, 36, 36) sts over the bound-off sts, continue in pattern as established to end of row. Continue Body Continue working in pattern as established until piece measures 45 (46, 49, 52, 56) [114.5 (117, 124.5, 132, 142) cm] from beginning. Change to smaller needle. Work in Garter st for 2 (5cm). Bind off.

With smaller needle, cast on 34 (36, 38, 42, 46) sts. Work in Garter st until piece measures 2 (5cm) from beginning. Change to larger needle.

Shape Sleeve Increase Row (right side): K1, M1, knit to last st, M1, k136 (38, 40, 44, 48) sts. Next Row: Purl. Repeat Increase Row38 (40, 42, 46, 50) sts. Repeat last 2 rows 7 (2, 3, 2, 0) more times52 (44, 48, 50, 50) sts. Work even in Stockinette st for 5 rows. Repeat Increase Row54 (46, 50, 52, 52) sts. Repeat last 6 rows 5 (9, 9, 10, 10) more times64 (64, 68, 72, 72) sts. Work even in Stockinette st until piece measures 17 (17, 18, 18, 19) [43 (44.5, 45.5, 47, 48.5) cm] from beginning, end with a wrong side row. Shape Cap Row 1 (right side): Bind off 5 (7, 8, 9, 10) sts, knit to end of row59 (57, 60, 63, 62) sts. Row 2: Bind off 5 (7, 8, 9, 10) sts, purl to end of row54 (50, 52, 54, 52) sts. Decrease Row (right side): K1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, ssk, k152 (48, 50, 52, 50) sts. Next Row: Purl. Repeat Decrease Row50 (46, 48, 50, 48) sts. Repeat last 2 rows 3 (4, 5, 10, 7) more times44 (38, 38, 30, 34) sts. Sizes S (M, L) Only Next Row (wrong side): P1, p2tog through the back loops, purl to last 3 sts, p2tog, p142 (36, 36) sts. Repeat Decrease Row40 (34, 34) sts. Repeat last 2 rows 3 (1, 0) more times28 (30, 34) sts.
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Next Row: Purl. Repeat Decrease Row26 (28, 32) sts. Repeat last 2 rows 4 (5, 6)18 (18, 20) sts.

12 (12, 13, 16, 16) [30.5 (30.5, 34, 40.6, 40.6) cm]

8 (8, 8, 9, 9) [20 (20, 21.6, 22.8, 22.8) cm] 6 (15 cm)

Armhole

15 (15, 16, 17, 18) 13 (14, 15, 16, 18) [33 (335.5, 38, 2 [38 (38, 40.6, 43, 40.6, 45.7) cm] (5 cm) 45.5) cm]

BODY
Armhole

All Sizes Next Row (wrong side): Bind off 2 (2, 2, 3, 3), purl to end of row16 (16, 18, 21, 21) sts. Next Row (wrong side): Bind off 2 (2, 2, 3, 3), knit to end of row14 (14, 16, 18, 18) sts. Repeat last 2 rows10 (10, 12, 12, 12) sts. Bind off.

Garter st Border

26 (26, 28, 31, 31) [66 (66, 71, 78.7, 78.7) cm]

FINISHING

Sew sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS k = knit; k2tog = knit next 2 sts together; p = purl; p2tog = purl next 2 sts together; st(s) = sttich(es); yo = yarn over; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

SLEEVE

8 (9, 9, 10, 11) [20 (22.8, 24, 26.7, 29) cm]

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17 (17, 18, 18, 19) [43 (44.5, 45.5, 6 (6, 6, 7, 7) 47, 48.5) cm] [15 (15, 16.5,

17.8, 17.8) cm]

16 (16, 17, 18, 18) [40.6 (40.6, 43, 45.5, 45.5) cm]

47 (48, 51, 54, 58) [119 (122, 129.5, 137, 147 cm]

Sizes 1X (2X) Only Next Row (wrong side): Purl. Next Row: Knit. Next Row: P1, p2tog through the back loops, purl to last 3 sts, p2tog, p128 (32) sts. Next Row: Knit. Next Row: Purl. Repeat Decrease Row26 (30) sts. Next Row: Purl. Next Row: Knit. Next Row: P1, p2tog through the back loops, purl to last 3 sts, p2tog, p124 (28) sts. Next Row: Knit. Repeat last 6 rows 0 (1) more time(s)24 (24) sts.

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